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Standards for mathematical practice they are able to use technological tools to explore and deepen their understanding of concepts ccssmathpracticemp6 attend to precision they try to use clear definitions in discussion with others and in their own reasoning. There's no such thing as the key understanding mathematical concepts just requires work, mostly the same kind of work as understanding many other things practice and a good teacher are very helpful, as in many other things.